Department of Home Affairs
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Australia prospers significantly from being open, engaged and connected to the rest of the world. Whether it is cyber space, the movement of people, goods, or financial assets: our engagement with the world creates tremendous opportunities for individuals and Australia’s collective prosperity.

Whether it is through our contribution to world-class trade and migration programs, protecting the Australian border, community, financial sector or critical infrastructure, or other national security activities—our ultimate mission is to contribute through our unique capabilities, to ensure an Australia that is prosperous, secure and united.

Department of Home Affairs graduates will carry out work with real purpose.

We want people who can problem solve complex issues, think critically, have good judgment and decision making skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and participate in a culture that values diversity, respect and inclusion.

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Australia prospers significantly from being open, engaged and connected to the rest of the world. Whether it is cyber space, the movement of people, goods, or financial assets: our engagement with the world creates tremendous opportunities for individuals and Australia’s collective prosperity.

Whether it is through our contribution to world-class trade and migration programs, protecting the Australian border, community, financial sector or critical infrastructure, or other national security activities—our ultimate mission is to contribute through our unique capabilities, to ensure an Australia that is prosperous, secure and united.

Department of Home Affairs graduates will carry out work with real purpose.

We want people who can problem solve complex issues, think critically, have good judgment and decision making skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and participate in a culture that values diversity, respect and inclusion.

Our graduate program offers professional development, excellent employment conditions, support of various diversity networks, rewarding professional relationships, mentors and buddies as well as endless career opportunities and pathways. 

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Graduate Stories

Melissa Nguyen Department of Home Affairs Graduate
Department of Home Affairs
Melissa studied Information Technology majoring in Information Systems at Australian National University
Christopher Tassone Department of Home Affairs Graduate
Department of Home Affairs
Christopher studied Doctorate of Philosophy and Bachelor of Software Engineering with Honors at University of South Australia
Jack Oliver Department of Home Affairs Graduate
Department of Home Affairs
Jack studied a Master of Social Policy at University of Melbourne

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Patrick Mulcahy Department of Home Affairs Graduate

Patrick Mulcahy studied Bachelor of Arts, double majoring in Journalism and International Relations and currently studying a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at University of Tasmania